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Corporate and Head of International

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Head of International

Daniel is a Partner in our Corporate Group and is recognised as a leading lawyer for his work advising on mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets transactions.

Daniel has particular experience in cross-border transactions and advising corporate, institutional, private equity and financial sponsor clients on both public and private M&A transactions and equity fundraisings.

Daniel chairs Walker Morris’ international committee and is responsible for the firm’s international work and relationships with other independent law firms around the world.

Daniel has been consistently recommended by the Chambers and Legal 500 legal directories for many years now, including in the latest editions (2023/24).  Daniel is recognised in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers and has previously been listed in The Lawyer magazine’s “Hot 100” list as one of the leading corporate lawyers and dealmakers practising in the UK.

Daniel is also a trustee of the Hull Maritime Foundation and of Northern Broadsides Theatre Company.

Relevant Experience

Audax Private Equity

Advising Audax Private Equity on the $736m sale of identity verification and KYC/AML compliance provider, Acuant, Inc., to AIM-quoted GB Group Plc, including in relation to the equity financing arrangements and the rollover by Audax and certain of the Acuant vendors of part of their holdings in Acuant into the enlarged GB Group.

Bufab AB

Advising Swedish-listed group and C-parts supply chain provider, Bufab AB, on its acquisition of TI Midwood & Co for a purchase price of up to £74m.

Mattioli Woods Plc

Advising Mattioli Woods Plc on its £110m equity fundraising and its £100m acquisition of Maven Capital Partners and £43.5m acquisition of Ludlow Wealth Management.


Advising US-group, Trexon, on its acquisition of the Hydro Group, the manufacturer of subsea connectivity products for use in the marine, renewable energy and defence industries.

Numis Securities

Advising Numis Securities (as nominated adviser and broker) on the £103.5m admission of Knights Group Holdings Plc to the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange and £50m equity fundraising.

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Advising Emplifi, a leading customer experience group, on its acquisition of Go Instore, a retail platform enabling live commerce by connecting online customers with in-store product experts using immersive HD live video.

Shareholders of Dee Valley Group Plc

Advising shareholders of Dee Valley Group Plc in relation to the company’s £84m takeover by Severn Trent Plc by scheme of arrangement.

Founders and management of SiPM

Advising the founders and management of e-learning solutions provider SiPM in connection with the sale of SiPM to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP) and their reinvestment alongside LLCP.

Innovative Chemical Products (ICP) Group

Advising Innovative Chemical Products (ICP) Group, a global manufacturer of industrial coatings and building application products, in relation to various acquisitions including the acquisition of the Leeson Polyurethanes group and the Hi-Tech Coatings division of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG.

Laborie Medical Technologies

Advising Laborie Medical Technologies on its recommended takeover of Mediwatch Plc by scheme of arrangement; its acquisition of Netherlands headquartered group, Medical Measurement Systems; and on the UK aspects of the sale of the group to Patricia Industries.

Custodian REIT Plc

Advising Custodian REIT Plc on its £130m IPO on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and its secondary fundraising to raise up to £75m.

“Daniel O’Gorman is hugely knowledgeable about the equity capital markets. One interviewee notes: ‘We feel we are in safe hands when dealing with him.”

Chambers & Partners

“Daniel O’Gorman is highly regarded for his work in IPOs and ECM transactions, as well as international M&A deals. Sources assert: ‘Daniel O’Gorman is a brilliant commercial lawyer and is simply superb at client handling and leading transactions’.”

Chambers & Partners

“Dan O’Gorman is an outstanding lawyer”

Legal 500

“is a complete pleasure to work with and is unbelievably responsive” and ”has a good business sense and is very efficient”

Chambers & Partners

“is always excellent. He understands what’s important, inspires confidence that he knows what he is doing, and is always available”.

Chambers & Partners


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Capital Markets Update: April 2024

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